Screen Shot 2015-06-04 at 13.39.14Redcar & Cleveland College has bolstered its communications team with the appointment of a talented teenage digital apprentice.

Nineteen year-old Alex Walker from Stockton has joined the company as a social media and events apprentice.

In her new role she is responsible for promoting college activities through social media channels such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. She also helps to organise college open days and writes copy for the college’s marketing brochure, website and other promotional material.

In addition, Alex is studying for a Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Marketing to further strengthen her skills portfolio. She has already completed a social media and digital marketing apprenticeship at Middlesbrough cable distributor Cleveland Cable Company, where she worked for 13 months.

Alex said: “I’m thrilled to be joining such a forward-thinking and progressive company. I’ll be able to develop my skills at Redcar & Cleveland College while forging a career in the exciting, fast-paced digital communications industry.”

Alys Tregear, customer services manager at Redcar & Cleveland College said: “We’re delighted to have somebody as talented and capable as Alex joining our team. Individuals and businesses are recognising the importance of digital marketing and it’s certainly a strong component of the college’s communications mix.”

For further information, please contact please call 01642 473 132 or visit http://www.cleveland.ac.uk.